Nancy Monk

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leaf tree, 2015 Ink On Linen 12x9 In © nancy monk
clay tree © nancy monk
seed tree, 2015 © nancy monk
wave tree, 2015 © nancy monk
blinker, 2015 © nancy monk
cloud tree, 2015 © nancy monk
leo flower, 2015 © Nancy Monk
gold flower, 2015 © nancy monk
walking flower, 2015 © nancy monk
sky tree, 2015 © nancy monk
at night tree, 2015 © nancy monk
fancy flower, 2015 © nancy monk
e tree, 2013 Ink, Photo, Acrylic On Canvas 24 X 18" © Nancy Monk. Courtesy of Nancy Monk and Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, California.
truffle tree, 2015 © nancy monk
stich tree, 2014 © nancy monk
square flower, 2014 © nancy monk
hill tree, 2014 © nancy monk
White Flowers , 2011 Ink And Acrylic On Canvas 20 X 16 In © Courtesy of the Artist and Craig Krull Gallery
terrier tree © nancy monk
trip tree © nancy monk
bonsai tree © nancy monk
purse tree © nancy monk
ghost tree © nancy monk
small fancy tree © nancy monk
tree brain © nancy monk
16 © nancy monk
alien tree © nancy monk
beginning tree © nancy monk
gallery tree © nancy monk
mound tree © nancy monk
tree dog © nancy monk
cliff tree © nancy monk
winter tree © nancy monk
stack tree © nancy monk
parent tree © nancy monk
Climbing Tree , 2011 Acrylic On Vintage Stereoscophic Photograph H: 5.25 X W: 8.5in © Courtesy of the Artist and Craig Krull Gallery
winter forest, 2013 © nancy monk
Quick Facts
Lives in
Pasadena, CA
Works in
Pasadena, CA
Representing galleries
painting, drawing, figurative, sculpture, mixed-media, modern, photography, digital, design





1976MFAUniversity of Minnesota

1973BFAColorado State University

1968Universita Italiana Per Stranieri, Perugia, Italy




2007Venice Collaborative, Breeze Project, Venice, CA.

2005Jeanne Ward Travel Grant, Pasadena Community College

Venice Collaborative, Beach Box Project, Venice, CA.

2001Adolf and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Emergency Assistance Grant

1992City of Pasadena Arts Grant

1990National Endowment for the Arts Grant

1986National Endowment for the Arts Grant





2015    MAYBE   Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2014   Boswell Art Gallery, Polytechnic School, Pasadena, CA Cerulean
2012   Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA  Black Matter

2009   Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, Painting Over

2006    Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA Made in Pasadena

2004Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CABaroque

Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara CA Syncopation

2002Harris Gallery,Univerisity of La Verne, La Verne, CA assorted spring

2001Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA Portraits

1999Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA Person +Thing

1996Jan Kesner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Some Work

1993Claremont Graduate School East Gallery, Claremont, CA SEA / ICE1

Robert Lehman Gallery, Urban Glass Center, Brooklyn, NY more monk

1991Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, New York State College of Art and Design, Alfred, NY

1990Polytechnic School, Pasadena, California Some Sports I Have Known

1984By Design, Minneapolis, MN

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery , Junior Arts Center, Los Angeles, CA

1982Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Spark Gallery, Denver, CO

1981University of California, Irvine, CA




2015     Abstract Mystique   The Kellogg Art Gallery, California State Polytechnic U. Pomona, CA
2013    The WILD Flowers   Sturt Haaga Gallery at Descanso Gardens, La Cañada Flintridge, CA

2011 FLORA Ontario International Airport, Ontario, CA 

2010 REBUS RECONSTRUCTURING Center For The Arts, Eaglerock, CA

INCOGNITO Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

2009 Amelia Museum of Archeology, Amelia, Italy Reb

2008 SCIART west , Camarillo, CA Inside/Outside

FUNG + BLATT, Los Angeles CA 3927

2007A + D Museum,Los Angeles Ca. Enlightened Development

Haus Gallery+ BreweryProject L.A. Los Angeles, Ca. Hausguests

Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, Ca. Pillowtalk

2005Ontario International Airport and L.A. Cultural Affairs DeptRe: book

2004The Brewery Project, Los Angeles, CA. Miniature Worlds

Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA., Analogue/Digital

Schneider Museum of Art,AshlandOregon, Shakespeare As Muse

Glendale College Art Gallery,Glendale CA, delicacies

Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, Mpls. MNinterplay

2003Sam Francis Gallery, Crossroads School, Santa Monica, CAInside/Out

SolwayJones Gallery, Los Angeles, CAMinds Eye

HAUS Pasadena, CA Open Haus

2002Lisa Krueger Gallery, Pasadena, California

John Wayne Airport, Orange County, CAIs it Art Yet?

2001Limn Gallery, SanFrancisco, CA

2001Linda Cosini Gallery, Pacifac Grove, CA

2000Armory Centerfor the Arts, Pasadena, CA Site Specific

Leband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University, L.A. CA. the Part to the Whole

Pasadena City College Art Gallery, Pasadena, California Cake

1999Madigan Art Gallery, California State University, Bakersfield, CA. re: Assemble

1997Manne Gallery, Santa Barbara, California Faces

1996Jan Kesner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Happy Holidays 4

Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA Vessels

1995Hunsaker/Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA Still-Life, Still Here

1993Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CAIntersection, Art and Play

Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA World Cup Exhibition

Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA Transformed from Clay

1991Los Angeles Area Contemporary Artist Exhibition, LAChamber of Commerce

Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA California Artists Books

1990KavlishGallery, Sun Valley, ID

CitrusCollege, Citrus, CA

Gallery of Functional Art, Santa Monica, CA Illuminations

Gallery of Functional Art, Santa Monica, C A Table as Art

1989Long Beach Musuem of Art, Long Beach, CA

1987Matrix Gallery, Austin, Texas N.E.A.Exhibition

Heller Gallery, NewYork, NY

1986Modern International Glaskunst, Ebeltoft, Denmark

Heller Gallery, New York, NY

Pasadena City College, New Work Nancy Monk/Michelle Thomas Pasadena, CA

1985Limbo Gallery at South Hampton, NYAvenue C by the Sea

1982Feria International de Ceramica Vidrio, Valencia, Spain

USA/ScandanaviaGallery 8, La Jolla, CA

1981Baxter Art Gallery, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CAAnti-Static

1980Mandell Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

American Craft Museum, New York, N. Y. Art for Use

Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York New Glass, A WorldWideSurvey

Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England

National Fine Arts ExhibitionWinter Olympics, Lake Placid, NY

1977Minneapolis Institute of the Arts, Minneapolis, MN A Change in Scale

Coffman Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minn. MNSchool DaysNancy Monk + Ken Kennedy

1976Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN Nancy Monk/Paul Koller

Westlake Gallery, Minneapolis, MN NancyMonk/Cindy Cribbs

1975Tweed Museum, Duluth, MN

Des Moines, Iowa Flatland Sculpture Exhibition




2006Nancy MonkMade in PasadenaMODERNPAINTERSAugust 2006 ShananysDambrot

Whos Who in American Art , Whos Who of American Educators

Whos Who of American Women

2004Nancy Monk at Craig Krull GalleryArtweek, MayVol.35 Catherine Siphron

Facing the Facial Music Santa Barbara News-Press, May 21-27 Josef Woodard

2003 Tastes of a Visual SmorgasbordLos Angeles Times, August 22

Linear Designs Los Angeles Times, Sept. 7

2000Pick of the Week, L.A. Weekly, Feb. 11-14 Peter Frank

Part to the WholeCatalogue, Christopher Miles

Small WonderMonterey County Weekly Dec. 14, 2000Kevin Smith


1999Fotophile, no. 31, Spring, Ann Marie Rousseau

Intimate AugueriesPhoto Metro,Volume 17,issue 154 Ann MarieRousseau

1997New Glass Review 18Neues Glas + Corning Museum of Glass

1996Nancy MonkArt Issues, Summer #43, Ingrid Calame

1994Nancy MonkGlass,Summer #52,

New Glass Review 15The Corning Museum of Glass + Neus Glas

1992New Glass Review 13The Corning Museum of Glass + Neus Glas

Art ReviewWilliam Wilson , Los Angeles Tmes December 11


New Glass Review 10The Corning Museum of Glass + Neus Glas

1988Art Week, Light-Hearted Mysteries, Suvan Geer, December

1986New Glass Review 7 Neues Glas

1984Contemporary TablewareDesign of the WorldJapan Interior Design N.308,November

1983Contemporary TablewareDesign of the WorldJapan Interior Design N.227, April, N. 284 November

1982Glassware Designed by Nancy MonkJapan Interior Design N.277, April

Universal IconsArt Week Clayton Lee

Los Angeles Times, December 10 The Galleries

1981Los Angeles Times, May 5, Kinetic, Kind of, At Caltech, Suzanne Muchnic

1979Abitare, N.176 August

NEW GLASS: A WORLD WIDE SURVEY, Corning Museum of Glass

Los Angeles Times, April 27 Cheering up with CollageSuzanne Muchnic









Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, Ca.

Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

Modern International Glaskunst, Ebelltoft, Denmark

Urban Glass Center, Brooklyn, NY

The Venice Collaborative Mural Project, Venice CA.

C.O.M.A. Museum, Orange County, Ca.